Programs

Take control of your future with IOT, proudly offering career-focused training in today’s most in-demand vocational fields.

 

See Yourself in a New Career

Invest in yourself with IOT’s programming benefits:

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Accelerated learning
Many of our programs can be completed in as few as 40 weeks.

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Hands-on fieldwork
All programs include onsite training for maximum industry know-how.

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Flexible schedules
With a mix of day, evening, and even hybrid classes available, IOT fits into your busy life.

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Professional support
Our instructors are industry experts, providing one-on-one guidance and feedback.

Our Programs

Barbering

Our Barbering program prepares students with the knowledge, technical skills, and work habits required in the field, exploring their creativity while learning to perform barbershop facials, straight razor shaving, and other popular hair services.

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Graduates from this program will be prepared to seek entry-level employment in a variety of jobs in the barbering industry in salon and barbershop environments.

Receive your course-completion diploma in 41 weeks.

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Cosmetology

Our cosmetology program introduces the fundamentals of hairdressing, including cutting, chemical processes, hair color, finish work, and other salon services. Students will build a professional portfolio while grasping strong business practices for the industry.

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Graduates will be prepared for a broad range of entry-level occupations in the Cosmetology field, including Cosmetologists, Hairstylists, Makeup Artists, Manicurists, Skincare Specialists, Beauty Advisors, and more.

Receive your course-completion diploma in 41 weeks.

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Criminal Justice

Gain the entry-level knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for a wide range of employment opportunities in law enforcement, EMR, corrections, security, and disaster response.

The program also offers academic preparation to pursue a broad spectrum of criminal justice careers in the private sector as well.

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Unlike other criminology programs, IOT lets you explore all four areas of the field instead of focusing on just one. Our Clovis campus even features a crime scene simulator that allows you to learn in a safe, interactive environment while tackling true-to-life emergency scenarios.

Receive your Associate of Applied Science Degree in 65 weeks.

Criminal Justice students say:
“I am a Criminology graduate from IOT! One of the best decisions I made, they are hands on and the staff is great. Thank you IOT!!! You changed my life.” –Bridget F.

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Culinary Programs

Turn your love of food into a career through our Culinary programs. Build a foundation of food industry expertise, giving you professional kitchen skills while preparing you for a career as a chef or culinary professional.

Our programs include on-the-job training through immersive externship opportunities with local restaurants, hotels, and more.

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Choose from two programs: 

IOT was named one of the “Top Culinary Schools in America” by FSR Magazine (2020).

Receive your course-completion diploma in 40 weeks (plus independent study component).

Culinary students say:
“I attended the institute of Technology to pursue a passion I had for cooking my entire life.  I could not have foreseen how a decision to attend Culinary School would change my life.  The school was welcoming and inviting from Day 1 and the instruction was top notch. With the education I received, I have been able to live my culinary dream including being a chef at the Cannes Film Festival in France. Attending IOT was the best decision I could have ever made.” –Kevin A.

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Medical Programs

Our Medical programs provide the skills and training needed for today’s top medical careers. With opportunities in nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, and more, IOT puts you on the right track to helping others heal.

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Why Medical?
Choose from six programs:

Receive your course-completion diploma in 40-75 weeks (plus independent study component).

Medical Students say:
“I loved going to school here! The teachers were fantastic and the class size was perfect! The administration staff was second to none! Overall I had a wonderful experience and I was provided with all of the knowledge I needed to pass the national certification test for Medical Assistant. I have zero complaints. If you’re looking to go to school to become a Medical Assistant or LPN then this is the one for you.” –Jay F.

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Technical Programs

Our Technical programs provide the hands-on training to perform in high-demand trades such as HVAC, welding, and industrial maintenance. Build a rewarding career through dedicated curriculum highlighting the theories and techniques of technical industries.

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Choose from three programs: 

Receive your course-completion diploma in 40-45 weeks (plus independent study component).

Technical students say:
“I would just like to say that Institute of Technology was an awesome experience. The Staff was very supportive and understanding.  The Heating and Refrigeration training had some awesome teachers that made sure that the students understood the lectures and study materials. IOT also had a nice resource room and a  Computer Room to do all my projects and homework. The best part about my experience was that IOT connected me with a job a month before I was officially done with my training. I just can’t thank them enough… I would definitely recommend the Institute of Technology!” –Juan R. 

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